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Graduate Funding

Oswego understands that financing your degree can be a large factor in your application process. Oswego provides over $500,000 in graduate funding opportunities each year.

Graduate Assistantships

Assistantships allow students to gain experience through professional work on campus. We typically offer more than 120 assistantships to graduate students each year! These opportunities are unparalleled by other institutions of our size and provide incredible experiences while offsetting the cost of tuition.


Graduate Fellowships

Fellowships are designed for full time students needing additional support for their graduate studies. Fellowships can require experiential learning components including leadership training or community engagement. Different fellowships provide different levels of financial support. 


Graduate Scholarships, Grants, and Awards

Oswego has a number of graduate scholarships, grants and awards that provide extra funding. Consider all of the options you already would when you were funding your graduate education (essay scholarships, merit-based awards, student and career-specific scholarships, etc.) but expand your search to organizations and sponsorship opportunities.

Scholarships, Grants, and Awards

Graduate Loans 

ALL full time graduate students are eligible for $20,500  in federal loans each year when completing a degree program.  


On Campus Employment

Graduate students can explore Handshake for on-campus job opportunities and internships (paid and unpaid).